Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
While many think of bobwhite quail in an “agricultural” setting, open pine stands, or “savannahs,” have historically been productive locations for bobwhites.
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
It’s hard to know how to manage a quail population without some knowledge of just how many coveys you have.
Monday, October 1st, 2012
NBCI’s Bobwhite Almanac highlights new state initiatives, national native grass agenda.
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Pete Berthelsen, Pheasants and Quail Forever Senior Field Coordinator and winner of the 2011 Farmer/Rancher Pollinator award from the North American Pollinator Protection campaign, will speak on why pollinator habitat and native pollinators can be the key to quail habitat management success.
Monday, April 16th, 2012
Thanks to a donation from the 89er Quail Forever chapter, Oklahoma quail in the northwest part of the state will get a leg up on the season.
Monday, April 2nd, 2012
NBCI’s maps of bobwhite habitat potential for each of the 25 NBCI member states are now available for viewing on our website HERE.
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
USDA’s General Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup is upon us and it’s decision time! With current grain prices, many landowners may be contemplating whether or not to re-enroll CRP acres. The next several blog posts offer options to help you make an educated decision on the future of your CRP.
Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
With help from our friends at the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI) Ben Robinson has compiled a short list that hopefully will inspire you to get involved with the on-going effort in quail restoration.
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
There once were more than 90 million acres of longleaf pine trees in the Southeast, stretching from parts of Texas to the northeast in Virginia and deep into Florida. Today, because of relentless commercial logging and clearing of land for other purposes, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation estimates that total is now at roughly 2.7 million acres. The depletion of yellow pine forests has pushed several species into categories of “threatened” and “endangered.”
Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
When we think about asking landowners to conduct quail habitat management, on their own, or even through cost-share programs, we need to understand that even basic management practices cost money.